What Giroud is doing to win over Lampard and become first choice striker

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Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has fallen down the pecking order at Chelsea this season, with Chelsea boss Frank Lampard preferring Tammy Abraham as the club’s first choice striker.

Giroud was linked with an exit during the January transfer window but the striker is now on a mission to prove himself to Frank Lampard after being heavily linked with a move away from the club last month.

According to Abraham, Giroud has been putting extra hours in at Cobham in order battle his way back into the Chelsea first-team.

Abraham said: “He is like a big brother to me. His attitude has been great.

“In training we are always doing finishing competitions and we have a lot of competition after training as well.

“It is nice to have that because I have grown up watching him.

“He is a fantastic striker and he has been encouraging of many of the young lads.”

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